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Saudi Arabia girl held in Bangkok, fears death if repatriated

Saudi Arabia girl held in Bangkok, fears death if repatriated

An 18-year-old Saudi girl’s desperate bid to flee her rich family was watched by the world on on Sunday as she was trapped in Bangkok airport in fear of her life. Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun, the daughter of an Arab businessman called Mohammed Motlaq Alqunun, told TOI she would be killed […]

Why Croatia’s anti-drinking posters are sparking outrage

Why Croatia’s anti-drinking posters are sparking outrage

ZAG REB: An anti-alcohol campaign in Croatia’s capital caused a stir Thursday on social media and among female politicians over its “sexist” posters saying excessive drinking leads women into reckless sex with strangers. The posters, ordered by the city of , were placed in trams as part of a to […]

Odisha police to set up social media monitoring lab to tackle online crimes

Odisha police to set up social media monitoring lab to tackle online crimes

BHUBANESWAR: have decided to set up a social media monitoring laboratory to keep tabs on people, who spread fake, hate and objectionable messages, photos and videos on instant messaging platforms. In order to acquire knowledge on the techniques of cyber monitoring, the police headquarters invited , an associate professor with […]

Prakash Raj to contest LS polls from B‘luru Central

Prakash Raj to contest LS polls from B‘luru Central

BENGALURU: Announcing his foray into politics, critically-acclaimed actor Saturday said he will be contesting the coming elections from the Bengaluru Central constituency as an independent candidate. The National Award-winning actor made the declaration in a tweet. “#2019 parliament elections.Thank you for the warm n encouraging response to my new journey.. […]

Belagavi district is now Open Defecation Free

Belagavi district is now Open Defecation Free

BELAGAVI: The Centre on Wednesday accorded Belagavi district the Open Free (ODF) tag. The announcement was made on the handle ‘Swachh Bharat’, operated by the Union ministry of drinking water and sanitation, congratulating Belagavi district for becoming ODF. The congratulatory tweet with a picture of the city’s historical Kamal Basadi […]

Donald Trump welcomes 2019 with an all-caps New Year message for all, ‘INCLUDING THE HATERS’

Donald Trump welcomes 2019 with an all-caps New Year message for all, ‘INCLUDING THE HATERS’

For many, the New Year presents an opportunity for introspection and vows of self-improvement. Not so for US President Donald Trump, who kicked off 2019 in characteristically belligerent fashion, tweeting an all-caps message to his critics, telling them to “CALM DOWN AND ENJOY THE RIDE.” HAPPY NEW YEAR TO EVERYONE, […]

Louis C.K.’s jokes about Parkland shooting survivors stoke outrage: ‘You’re not interesting because you went to a high school where kids got shot’

Louis C.K.’s jokes about Parkland shooting survivors stoke outrage: ‘You’re not interesting because you went to a high school where kids got shot’

Comedian Louis C.K. is back in hot water after cracking jokes about non-binary youth and survivors of the high school shooting in Parkland, Florida. The embattled comedian, who fell from grace in 2017 after admitting to multiple acts of sexual misconduct, has continued his rounds on the stand-up circuit. But […]

Palestinian court sentences man to life over Jerusalem land sale

Palestinian court sentences man to life over Jerusalem land sale

RAMALLAH: A Palestinian court sentenced a Palestinian-American man to life in prison Monday over the sale of property to Jewish Israelis, a court source said, in a case that has drawn criticism from the US ambassador. Issam Akel, accused of involvement in selling an east Jerusalem building to Jewish buyers, […]

Brazil will move embassy to Jerusalem, Netanyahu says: Report

Brazil will move embassy to Jerusalem, Netanyahu says: Report

RIO De JANEIRO: will move its embassy in Israel to , with only the date of the transfer to be decided, Israeli Prime Minister reportedly said Sunday during a visit to Rio de Janeiro. “It‘s not a question of ‘if‘ but of ‘when‘,” Netanyahu told members of Rio‘s Jewish community, […]

Curds to condoms: This company delivers all

Curds to condoms: This company delivers all

If you are one of those baby boomers who always considered the urban Indian millennial lazy, here’s some hard (and rib-tickling) evidence backing your belief. A year-end trends report by posted on its blog shows how, in 2018, urban Indians employed their favourite jugaad to manage day-to-day chores by leveraging […]